Mavs have the second game of a back-to-back tonight and they should have plenty of energy leftover since they only really played one quarter of basketball yesterday vs. Washington.
Art Garcia reports some somewhat surprising NBDL news. Mensah-Bonsu will be sent to Fort Worth when team gets back on Wednesday - no shock there. But I didn't expect this.
Dirk and Stack aren't too disappointed about the streak ending.
That sentiment was echoed by his teammates. Though disappointed, the Mavs were hardly distraught by the first loss in 13 games.
"It's over," Jerry Stackhouse said. "All good things must come to an end. Time to start building another one."
Stackhouse on being booed last night.
"I don't know," Stackhouse said. "They've got to be the most. ...
"I don't even think they know why they're booing me. I don't play here any more, so I guess that's what they do."
short Nets game preview by David Moore
There were plenty of quotes from Wizards players before last nights game about how beating Dallas could make a statement, and they played like it. There are similar things coming out of New Jersey as well.
"We have the best team in the league coming in -- they're as deep and as balanced as it gets," coach Lawrence Frank said yesterday. "It'll be a great challenge and opportunity for us."